Association of American Colleges & Universities (AACU)

Association of American Colleges & Universities NILOA’s Excellence in Assessment Designation Groups to Recognize Public College’s Embrace of Assessment, October 27, 2015, InsideHigherEd.com. AAC&U’s assessment initiatives: multi-institution research on assessment approaches and impacts. The LEAP (Liberal Education & America’s Promise) and VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education) initiatives include general education learning outcomes, […]

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Automated Essay Scoring

Automated Essay Scoring Criterion, from ETS. (Also see other ETS information about automated scoring.) Intelligent Essay Assessor (pdf file), from Pearson Knowledge Technologies. IntelliMetric, from Vantage Laboratories. SAGrader, from Idea Works. Research comparing several automated essay scoring platforms (pdf file) and an InsideHigherEd article about a critique of the research.

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Baldridge National Quality Program: Education Criteria

Baldridge National Quality Program: Education Criteria See the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Quality Program site for more information about the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Awards.

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Bloom’s Taxonomy

Bloom’s Taxonomy Bloom’s 1956 taxonomy of cognitive, affective, and psychomotor behaviors is often used or referred to in defining outcomes for assignments, courses, and curricula. Google Bloom’s Taxonomy for a long list of relevant websites. Some with definitions & examples of Bloom’s cognitive categories are: Bloom et al.’s Taxonomy of the Cognitive Domain, from Educational Psychology […]

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